Fine Dining this Father’s Day

Published: Thursday 7th Jun 2018

Written by: The Grace Darling Holidays Team

If you really want to push the boat out this Father’s Day, there is plenty to do in Northumberland. Some of the finest restaurants are in this area and you can really enjoy having a luxurious meal with your dad or family members this 17th June in style.

Some of the finest restaurants in the area include:


Mizen Head Hotel

Lucker Road, Bamburgh NE69 7BS

+44 1668 2142547

This restaurant is in a perfect location for exploring the county. At the edge of Bamburgh village, this restaurant is situated within a hotel which is a 4-minute walk from Grace Darling Museum, 9 minutes from the beach and 11 minutes from Bamburgh Castle. You can have a fantastic meal here and then go for a stroll along the beach. The restaurant is known for its fantastic seafood so if you enjoy fresh fish and seafood, this is the place for you. Make sure you book early though, as thi place will get booked up early especially on Father’s Day.



Rickerby Cottage, Rickerby Retreat, Carlisle CA3 9AA

This restaurant is hailed as one of the best in the area. One reviewer said, “A wonderful brunch. Sat in rooftop restaurant with the roof open on a beautiful sunny day. Peaceful and tranquil. Would highly recommend a visit.” The Sunday lunch menu is one of the best in town. It includes: Beef Roast Sirloin of Beef, Garlic & Thyme Roast Potatoes, Yorkshire Pudding Smoked Pork OR Smoked Belly Pork, Thyme Potato, Seasonal Vegetables, Creamed Mustard Sauce OR Beetroot Carpaccio of Beetroot, Avocado, Tarragon Risotto, Walnut Granola OR, the ultimate for seafood lovers…Lobster, which includes Lobster Thermidor and Herb Crumb Seasonal Vegetables. Delicious!


Dukes Grills

Slaley Hall, Hexham NE47 0BX

+44 1434 673350


This is a leading restaurant with a wide range of British cuisine. You can also get an afternoon tea here which is a nice alternative if you do not want a traditional Sunday roast.

La Cucina Family Restaurant

29 South View, Northumberland, Ashington NE63 0SF

+44 1670 818377

This family restaurant is a great place to eat if you want to bring kids with you but still enjoy a fine dining experience. One reviewer said, “We have been to this restaurant several times and have always found the food and service very good at a reasonable price. We would strongly recommend this restaurant.” This place offers British and American cuisine at good prices.


Cooking yourself

Why not hire a luxury cottage with a fully equipped kitchen and cook yourself?  Grace Darling Cottages are based across Northumberland and offer great facilities to cook your own meal in. You can stay in the cottage and enjoy trips throughout attractions in Northumberland over Father’s Day.

The Grace Darling Holidays Team
The Grace Darling Holidays Team


Your team of holiday experts in Northumberland.


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